Persons who are blind, visually impaired, or otherwise print disabled

 

International Legislation

 

WIPO Treaty for persons who are blind, visually impaired, or otherwise print disabled (Marrakesh Treaty)

http://www.wipo.int/treaties/en/ip/marrakesh/

 

Comments on the Marrakesh Treaty

Copyrightseesaw       http://www.copyrightseesaw.net/archive/?sw_10_item=51

World Blind Union (WBU)   http://www.worldblindunion.org/English/news/Pages/The-Treaty-of-Marrakesh.aspx

IFRRO  http://www.ifrro.org/sites/default/files/wipo_marrakesh_treaty_ifrroanalysis_july2013_2.pdf

 

Contracting Parties and Signatories to the Marrakesh Treaty

http://www.wipo.int/treaties/en/ShowResults.jsp?lang=en&treaty_id=843     

 

Initiatives relevant to improving access to works for print disable persons

Accessible Books Consortium

http://www.accessiblebooksconsortium.org/portal/en/index.html

European Commission facilitated Stakeholder Memorandum of Understanding

http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/copyright/docs/copyright-infso/2010/20100914_mou_en.pdf

European Trusted Intermediary Network

http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/copyright/initiatives/access/index_en.htm

 

Studies

Dr. Kenneth Crews’ Report to WIPO

http://www.wipo.int/meetings/en/doc_details.jsp?doc_id=109192

 

Other Resources

IFRRO

http://ifrro.org/content/access-persons-print-disabilities